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Tuesday 23 rd December 2014
A letter to the editor.


Friday 19 th December 2014

It is a plan taken straight from the pages of a science fiction novel - and potentially a way to exist forever. A San Francisco inventor has revealed plans for a system to upload his brain to a computer.

Daily Mail - Sciencetech (UK)


Friday 19 th December 2014

A world where there are no more language barriers might not be too far away - online, at least. Skype has now released the beta version of its live translation tool, allowing people to speak to others in another language - even if they don't know what they're saying.

Daily Mail - Sciencetech (UK)


Thursday 18 th December 2014
For decades, neuroscientists have been trying to design computer networks that can mimic visual skills such as recognizing objects, which the human brain does very accurately and quickly. Until now, no computer model has been able to match the primate brain at visual object recognition during a brief glance. Now neuroscientists have found that one of the latest generation of 'deep neural networks' matches the primate brain.


Thursday 18 th December 2014
Scientists are tackling one of the biggest barriers to the use of robots in emergency response: energy efficiency. They are developing technology that will dramatically improve the endurance of legged robots, helping them operate for long periods while performing the types of locomotion most relevant to disaster response scenarios.


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